Wireless + mobility

ACCC proposes new nbn wholesale service standards

01 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has proposed new standards governing the level of service NBN Co must provide to its retail service provider customers.

Mobile coverage in Tasmania to be improved

01 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has teamed up with Telstra, and the Tasmanian Government with Optus, for projects aimed at improving the state's regional mobile coverage.

Cel-Fi GO mobile signal repeater

01 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Powertec Wireless Technology Pty Ltd

The Cel-Fi GO legal mobile signal repeater is approved by all mobile carriers to boost and distribute a 3G/4G mobile signal.

5G now a key consideration for smartphone buyers

25 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Telsyte

More than 60% of Australian consumers planning to buy a smartphone before the end of next year consider 5G support to be a key purchasing criteria.

Australia ranks 12th for mobile network quality

16 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia beat New Zealand during global mobile network quality performance tests conducted by Tutela earlier this year.

Huawei will "never give up" on Australia

12 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Despite being banned from Australia's 5G rollouts, Huawei has no intention of ever giving up on the Australian market, according to Huawei Australia's CEO.

Canberra hails 700-plus black spot base stations

17 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The $380 million regional Mobile Black Spot Program has passed a significant milestone, with more than 700 new or improved base stations now operational.

New partnership takes NBN to regional Australia

03 July, 2019

Regional Australian communities could soon access high-speed, fibre-based NBN Enterprise Ethernet under a deal between Australian telecommunications carriers, Vertel and Virtutel.

ATEN UEH4102 4-port USB 2.0 Extender over LAN

01 July, 2019 | Supplied by: ATEN ANZ Pty Ltd

The ATEN UEH4102 4-port USB 2.0 Extender over LAN incorporates patented ExtremeUSB technology that enables users to extend beyond the standard 5 m cable limit for USB peripheral devices.

5G needed to fix nbn rollout "catastrophe"

25 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Huwaei Australia CTO David Soldani has urged the government to look to 5G fixed wireless technology to plug the holes in the "failed" nbn rollout.

Wi-Fi market shows no sign of slowing after 20 years

14 June, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ABI Research has predicted that shipments of Wi-Fi enabled devices will grow to reach nearly 4bn annually by 2024.

Cinia, MegaFon enter Arctic telecom cable agreement

07 June, 2019

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by Cinia and MegaFon to prepare the build of a submarine telecommunications cable across the Arctic Sea.

Aussie businesses see 5G as key to their future strategy

30 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than two in three Australian IT and business leaders expect that 5G mobile technology will be critical to their future business strategy, research shows.

Competition in NZ mobile sector improving

16 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Key competitive indicators in New Zealand's mobile sector are trending in the right direction, but there is still significant room for improvement.

First 50 Ericsson 5G sites unveiled by Optus

15 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Optus Pty Ltd

A list for the first 50 5G sites to be built by Ericsson has just been released by Optus.

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